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Research Interests

My work aims at developing a view of iur human capacities for perceptual experience, intentional agency and conceptual thought as assentially interdependent. I am interestedin articulating and defending the theories of perception, agnecy and understanding that this view involves and exploring their ramifications for other areas of Philosophy and Cognitive Science. 

Visiting and Research Positions

2008-2009 - Teaching Assistant,, University of Edinburgh

2009-2011 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire

2011-2013 - Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh


2002- MA (Hons), Philosophy, University of St. Andrews

2004- MLitt (with Distinction), Philosophy, University of St. Andrews

2008- PhD Philosophy, University of Edinburgh


All at the University of Edinburgh

2011-2012 - Seminar Leader and Course Organiser for " The Early Continentals: Kant, Hegel and Nietzsche" (honours course)

2011-2012 - Seminar Leader and Course Organiser for " Advanced Topics in Mind, Language and Embodied Cognition" (MSc course)

2008-2009 - Lecturer and course co-organiser for "The Early Continentals: Kant, Hegel and Nietzsche" (Honours course)

2005-2008 - Tutorials for " Introduction to Philosophy" (sub-honours course)

2006-2008 - Tutorials for "Philosophy 2A" (sub-honours course)

Administrative Roles

2011-2012 - Philosophy Society Liaison Officer.

- Director of Studies

- PhD internal Examiner

2010- Organiser of panel session on "Personal Identity Online: A Philosophical Perspective" at the 10th annual identity in the Information Society Conference. Rome.

- Referee for journals including: Cognitive Science, British Journal for Philosophy of Science, Dialectica, Minds and Machines and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jan 2008


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